"A vile crime is being planned," he said."And heaven knows, it may even have been executed."
When an old schoolfriend whisks private detective Asbjørn Krag away by train to an isolated snow-covered manor house, his curiosity is aroused.
John Aakerholm, a wealthy landowner with peculiar tastes, refuses to disclose why he is utterly terrified.... [click here for more]
When a series of audacious thefts take place in the city of Christiania (current-day Oslo), Detective Asbjørn Krag must deal with a master criminal who has his measure – or does he? From the dark brickyards on the city’s outskirts to the bright lights of the Grand Hotel, Krag must use all his skill to turn the tables on the gang and their mysterious leader. Sven Elvestad, who... [click here for more]
What if some of the people who do those crap jobs in Las Vegas are actually angels ... or demons ... or something in between?
The maid. The blackjack dealer. Like anybody stuck in a dead-end job, they're bitter, short-tempered and sick of your shit.
They read our trash like an oracle reads the entrails of a crow: discarded plastic cocktail cups, used condoms, soiled sheets,... [click here for more]
Diese Novelle zählt zu meinen persönlichen Favoriten. Sie erzählt das geheime Leben eines Mannes, der in den Annalen der Geschichte verloren gegangen zu sein scheint.
Jeder von uns hat ein Geheimnis. Die meisten Geheimnisse sind klein und persönlich, nicht wirklich relevant für den großen Zusammenhang der Welt. Doch manchmal kann es passieren, dass ein... [click here for more]
The Fourth of July isn't going at all as Kim Claypoole expected. It starts with a bang, including a run-in with a dead body, and ends with her juvenile delinquent nephew, Little Bucky, disappearing from her double-wide trailer on a souped up Suzuki. When Little Bucky fails to return and no one seems concerned but Claypoole, she sets out to find her wayward nephew. Nothing ever goes easy for Claypoole,... [click here for more]
Housepainter Toby Rew has few ambitions. He’s marking time, giving a facelift to a house in a low-rent district of Syracuse, New York, to earn his next meal, next six-pack, and next month’s rent. One sweltering day, Toby is slaving away on his ladder when he witnesses a fight in a house across the street. Curious, he investigates and discovers a dead man in a ransacked room. Like a good... [click here for more]